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Massachusetts Employment Law

Massachusetts Employment Law

What employees need to know about Massachusetts employment law: severance agreements, wrongful termination, discrimination claims, wage and hour claims. By the Law Office of Maura Greene, LLC.

http://www.mauragreene-law.com/
  • Jul 27

    Performance Improvement Plan

    Performance Improvement Plan
    If you’ve been given a performance improvement plan (also known as a PIP) at work, you know you’ve reached a critical point in your employment. performance improvement plan What Are Performance Improvement Plans? Performance…
  • Jun 22

    Executive Job Transition

    Executive Job Transition
    If you’ve been laid off, fired from your job, restructured out, or you’ve been told you need to leave in weeks or months, you need to manage a job transition. You may feel that you’re alone in it, but you’re not. Every…
  • Feb 25

    Severance Agreements: Nine Things to Know

    Severance Agreements: Nine Things to Know
    Employees with proposed severance agreements often wonder if they can review and negotiate the agreement themselves. Severance agreements are typically written to protect the company. Severance agreements are contracts. The terms can affect…
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Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 27

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”

    “The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”
    Patricia Alexandre, Esq. | Law Clerk With the warmer weather here and the days longer, you will notice many people taking their motorcycles out for a ride. Although this may be a source of fun and entertainment, accidents can happen at any…
  • Jul 13

    Protecting your assets, the importance of filing a homestead in Massachusett

    Protecting your assets, the importance of filing a homestead in Massachusett
    William Rosa | Partner A homestead is an essential part of any financial planning and protection package that any individual, irrespective of their circumstances, should take advantage of. A homestead is a statutory creation which provides…
  • Jun 29

    BANKRUPTCY IS NOT THE “DEATH KNELL” OF DEBT RECOVERY

    BANKRUPTCY IS NOT THE “DEATH KNELL” OF DEBT RECOVERY
    By: Kevin P. McCroy, esq. | Partner You are owed money. You have made demand. That didn’t work, so you brought a lawsuit. Maybe you have even received a judgment. Just when you think you’re finally there, you receive a telephone…
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HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jul 27

    The Operating System for Value-Based Care

    The Operating System for Value-Based Care
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jul 27

    The Operating System for Value-Based Care

    The Operating System for Value-Based Care
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jul 23

    Pan Mass Challenge 2015 – Please Support My Ride

    Pan Mass Challenge 2015 – Please Support My Ride
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
Rank this Week: 618

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Boston Metro Area business law. By Richard Mucci.

http://www.bostonmetrobusinesslawyer.com/
  • Jul 27

    Massachusetts Independent Contractor Statute Doesn’t Apply to Real Estate Salesperson

    Massachusetts Independent Contractor Statute Doesn’t Apply to Real Estate Salesperson
    It is often financially advantageous for a company to classify individuals as independent contractors rather than employees, but the individuals lose the benefits and protections afforded to employees. Massachusetts law prohibits the…
  • Jun 25

    Buyer Beware: Premises Liability Cases Where Customers Serve Themselve

    Buyer Beware: Premises Liability Cases Where Customers Serve Themselve
    In Massachusetts, businesses that allow customers to serve themselves may face liability for hazards created by customers moving the merchandise.  In a recent case, the appeals court decided whether the mode of operation doctrine applies…
  • Jun 15

    Massachusetts Does Not Require Notice of Adoption to Sperm Donor

    Massachusetts Does Not Require Notice of Adoption to Sperm Donor
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently considered whether notice of an adoption petition must go to a known sperm donor.  In this recent case, a married same-sex couple sought to adopt their son to ensure recognition of their…
Rank this Week: 2963

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Jul 27

    Seventh Circuit Allows Data Breach Class Action to Proceed Against Neiman Marcus, Despite Lack of Current Harm to Credit Card Holder

    Seventh Circuit Allows Data Breach Class Action to Proceed Against Neiman Marcus, Despite Lack of Current Harm to Credit Card Holder
    Data breaches are often followed by class action suits in which the affected individuals seek damages. Corporations defending against such suits have used a 2013 Supreme Court case, Clapper v. Amnesty International, 133 S. Ct. 1138 (2013), to…
  • Jul 24

    Federal Data Breach Bill Stalled in Congre

    Federal Data Breach Bill Stalled in Congre
    A key distinguishing feature of U.S. data privacy laws is their patchwork nature.  There are industry-specific data privacy laws at the federal level (think HIPAA or the GLBA), yet there are no comprehensive federal standards that…
  • Jul 1

    Reflections on “Privacy in the Modern Age”

    Reflections on “Privacy in the Modern Age”
    With the heart of the summer vacation season upon us, it seems like a good time for some reflection. Here, it comes in the form of excerpts from an essay by privacy maven, Deborah Hurley. The one time Director of the Harvard Information…
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Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Historic School in Millbury in Need of Asbestos Removal

    Historic School in Millbury in Need of Asbestos Removal
    According to a recent news article from the Millbury Sutton Chronicle, local legislators have finally been successful in their long-standing effort to find funding to renovate the Grass Hill School. This historic school was constructed in…
  • Jul 22

    Asbestos-Laden Crayons Found in US

    Asbestos-Laden Crayons Found in US
    Asbestos is still found in many consumer products, and what most people do not know is that, with the asbestos ban determined to be institutional, having a product with small amounts of asbestos may be perfectly legal. However, according to a…
  • Jul 20

    Worcester Real Estate Firm Fined for Asbestos Abatement Violation

    Worcester Real Estate Firm Fined for Asbestos Abatement Violation
    Asbestos removal is a complicated process. When a landowner knows or has reason to know there is asbestos present in an owned structure and has renovation or demolition plans, there are certain steps that must be taken to prevent asbestos…
Rank this Week: 3386

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    A Closer Look at Alleged Social Security Disability Fraud

    A Closer Look at Alleged Social Security Disability Fraud
    Aside from the budget crisis facing the Social Security program next year, one of the recurring themes is that many beneficiaries currently receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are basically gaming the system and…
  • Jul 22

    More Politics Over Fate of Social Security Disability Program

    More Politics Over Fate of Social Security Disability Program
    With the presidential election drawing closer, Republican candidates have ramped up their number of comments about what do to fix the program. While the candidates appear resolute in their vows not to fund the program in the near future,…
  • Jul 18

    White House Urges Congress to Fund Social Security Disability Program

    White House Urges Congress to Fund Social Security Disability Program
    The candidates for the Republican presidential nomination have been making big headlines for the past several months talking about the problems with the Social Security disability benefits fund and how it is running out of money. While the…
Rank this Week: 1297

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 980

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accident law. By William D. Kickham, Esq.

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4268

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2409

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 1300

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2255

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    Fastcase 50: Jared’s Big Debut

    Fastcase 50: Jared’s Big Debut
    Jared has finally made it to the big leagues being named one of Fastcase 50’s “smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders” in the legal industry. Why? Well, if you know Jared, I’m…
  • Jul 17

    Block Letters: Time Management for Lawyers, Part 6: Handling Large Project

    Block Letters: Time Management for Lawyers, Part 6: Handling Large Project
    View image | gettyimages.com   Well, this is it: the final installment of our time management series. (Read parts one, two, three, four, and five, if you want to catch up.) It’s been real; but, it had to end sometime; and, this is…
  • Jul 15

    Guest Post: Going Solo? Tips to Get You Off the Ground

    Guest Post: Going Solo? Tips to Get You Off the Ground
    View image | gettyimages.com   It’s not easy to start a law practice as a young lawyer, especially on your own. (Good thing groups like Starting Out Solo are around, huh?) Now, I can tell you about all kinds of tricks; but,…
Rank this Week: 4910

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Methuen Police Allegedly Prefer Applicants Who Wouldn’t Arrest Relatives for DUI

    Methuen Police Allegedly Prefer Applicants Who Wouldn’t Arrest Relatives for DUI
    In order to become a police officer, you generally have to take a mental fitness exam by way of a writing diagnostic tool, pass a physical fitness test, and pass an academic skills test. At this point, you are assigned a score based upon your…
  • Jul 21

    Massachusetts – Still Banning Happy Hour to Curb Drunk Driving

    Massachusetts – Still Banning Happy Hour to Curb Drunk Driving
    Many workers in Boston and around the Commonwealth of Massachusetts enjoy meeting friends and coworkers at local bars for happy hour on a Thursday or Friday evening right after work. However, happy hour in the rest of America has a somewhat…
  • Jul 18

    First Accident with Personal Injury for Google Self-Driving Car

    First Accident with Personal Injury for Google Self-Driving Car
    While many fans of 1980s and 1990s movies were expecting there to be flying cars by now, due to the dangers that would pose, it is much more likely that self-driving cars will eventually be the future of automotive travel. There have been…
Rank this Week: 5017

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Criminal Penalties for Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Massachusett

    Criminal Penalties for Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Massachusett
    In Massachusetts, anyone involved in a motor vehicle accident on a public road is required to stop and give his name, address, and car registration number to any other individual or vehicle operator involved in the collision. If property is…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court issues long-awaited Confrontation Clause ruling in Ohio v. Clark

    Supreme Court issues long-awaited Confrontation Clause ruling in Ohio v. Clark
    In a unanimous decision reached by differing concurring opinions, the Supreme Court of the United States finally resolved the question left open by Crawford asking whether statements made to persons other than law enforcement trigger the…
  • Jun 20

    Supreme Court issues long-awaited Confrontation Clause ruling in Ohio v. Clark

    Supreme Court issues long-awaited Confrontation Clause ruling in Ohio v. Clark
    In a unanimous decision reached by differing concurring opinions, the Supreme Court of the United States finally resolved the question left open by Crawford asking whether statements made to persons other than law enforcement trigger the…
Rank this Week: 4933

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1072

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1068

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Jul 23

    How Do I Appeal a Divorce Judgment?

    How Do I Appeal a Divorce Judgment?
    All too often after a divorce trial, one or both parties is unhappy with the decision reached by the trial judge. It could be about property division issues, custody and parenting, support or other matters within the Judgment. Not all hope is…
  • Jul 22

    Appeals: Not All Courts Are Created Equal

    Appeals: Not All Courts Are Created Equal
    Hi there, I hope you are all staying cool. It’s brutal out there today! The court system is hierarchical. Each court has authority to render judgments and decisions but until you hit the Supreme Judicial Court, those judgments can be…
  • Jul 17

    Top 9 Tips to Make Your Deposition Less Stressful

    Top 9 Tips to Make Your Deposition Less Stressful
    A deposition is a commonly used discovery device in many divorce cases. Many people are nervous or even afraid of being deposed. Follow these nine tips to help relieve some of the anxiety surrounding a deposition. A deposition calls for a…
Rank this Week: 971

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jul 23

    Roof update!

    Roof update!
    We have an update on our ongoing roof replacement project! This weekend, probably on Saturday morning, the construction workers will be constructing a protective cover over the main entrance of Langdell Hall. There may be some…
  • Jul 21

    German Passports and Identification Documents: A History

    German Passports and Identification Documents: A History
    In browsing the library’s German stacks recently (“KK” call numbers – 3rd floor of the Lewis/ILS building) I discovered a very cool book: an illustrated history of German passports and identification documents…
  • Jul 17

    852 RARE: Open for Research: The Papers of Abram Chayes and Louis Jaffe

    852 RARE: Open for Research: The Papers of Abram Chayes and Louis Jaffe
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce the opening of two Modern Manuscript collections for research: The papers of Abram Chayes and Louis Jaffe. The Abram Chayes Papers cover the entirety of his professional career as a…
Rank this Week: 1389

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    County in Tenn. Has Developed Bicycle Safety System- Does It Work? Would It Work In Boston?

    County in Tenn. Has Developed Bicycle Safety System- Does It Work? Would It Work In Boston?
    Law enforcement officials in Chattanooga, Tennessee believe they are on their way to developing a system to determine whether or not motor vehicle drivers are maintaining a safe distance from the bicyclists they share the road with. And while…
  • Jul 22

    IKEA Chests and Drawers are Tipping – Causing Serious and Sometimes Fatal Injuries to Children

    IKEA Chests and Drawers are Tipping – Causing Serious and Sometimes Fatal Injuries to Children
    The popular furniture design company IKEA is issuing a safety alert to all customers who have purchased their MALM chests and dressers when they subsequently discovered that these items are extremely susceptible to tipping over if they are…
  • Jul 22

    Tragic – Carbon Monoxide Accident Takes Four Lives in Maine

    Tragic – Carbon Monoxide Accident Takes Four Lives in Maine
    Do you have a carbon monoxide monitor in your home? What about your vacation home? In the wake of a carbon monoxide related accident that has left four young people dead—it might be something you need to consider more seriously. Four…
Rank this Week: 467

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2330

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Bedford MA Home Invasion Suspects Remain at Large.

    Bedford MA Home Invasion Suspects Remain at Large.
    An armed home invasion in Bedford, Massachusetts has left three individuals with various non-life threatening injuries. According to preliminary reports provided by the Bedford Police Department, three additional men broke into the home of…
  • Jul 23

    Puppy Doe Abuser Gets 3.5 Years for Larceny

    Puppy Doe Abuser Gets 3.5 Years for Larceny
    The man accused of abusing a dog that came to be known as Puppy Doe over two years ago was sentenced yesterday for larceny charges brought against him in a case relating to the owner of the animal. Radoslaw Czerkawski, a 34 year old Polish…
  • Jul 20

    BOSTON’S ESPLANADE RAPIST” FACES SEVERAL CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT IN CHARLESTOWN DISTRICT COURT

    BOSTON’S ESPLANADE RAPIST” FACES SEVERAL CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT IN CHARLESTOWN DISTRICT COURT
    Alejandro Done, 46, hereinafter, the “Defendant” was in Charlestown District Court this morning. He was arraigned on a rape charge stemming from a July 29, 2006, sexual assault on a woman near Moakley Park. He remains in custody,…
Rank this Week: 861

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 3840

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Cherry Bomb Accident Results in Serious Personal Injury

    Cherry Bomb Accident Results in Serious Personal Injury
    In yet another fireworks accident involving personal injury in Boston, a boy was seriously injured in what has been described as a cherry bomb accident. According to a recent news article from 7 News Boston, a boy was playing on a basketball…
  • Jul 20

    Boston Chinatown “Shoving Encounter” Ends in Death

    Boston Chinatown “Shoving Encounter” Ends in Death
    According to a recent article in the Boston Globe, a woman who lived in Chinatown was walking near her home on a Wednesday morning when another woman allegedly bumped into her. This woman, prosecutors say, has a criminal record consisting of…
  • Jul 16

    Two Injured – Boy Loses Hand – Boston Fireworks Accident

    Two Injured – Boy Loses Hand – Boston Fireworks Accident
    Fireworks are a lot of fun to watch, but it is best to leave the actual process of shooting off the fireworks to trained professionals with proper permits and fire department personnel standing by in the case of an accident. In fact,…
Rank this Week: 5011

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers legal strategies in Massachusetts injury and wrongful death cases. By Karsner & Meehan, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1189

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    TWO SHOPLIFTING CHARGES AVOIDED

    TWO SHOPLIFTING CHARGES AVOIDED
    On March 12, 2015 FD stole from a store in Lynnfield. The reader is directed to the posting below dated April 29, 2015. Attorney Lewin represented FD at her Clerk-Magistrate's Hearing in Peabody District Court in that case and got the…
  • Apr 29

    DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED

    DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED
    On November 20, 2014, ET, a 21 year old male, was being watched by the Lawrence Police. Following a drug transaction in ET's car he got pulled over for speeding. Following the stop the police seized cocaine and percocette pills from ET. The…
  • Apr 29

    ANOTHER SHOPLIFTING CASE AVOIDED

    ANOTHER SHOPLIFTING CASE AVOIDED
    On March 12, 2015 FD, a 54 year old woman from Middleton went shopping at Whole Foods in Lynnfield. Instead of using a shopping cart FD used her pockets and pocket book. She filled up her pockets with packages of food and headed out the door.…
Rank this Week: 4986

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 2233

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jul 22

    The Importance of Being…Earnestly Connected.

    The Importance of Being…Earnestly Connected.
    Having just returned from the annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries in Philadelphia I am in a reflective mood about the importance and benefits of “connection.” While in today’s hyper-socially…
  • Jul 9

    PressDisplay

    PressDisplay
    Curious about world news?  Through PressDisplay, you have access to over 4,000 newspapers in 60 languages from 100 countries.  When using this resource, you can either browse recent articles, or limit your search by topic or country…
  • Jul 6

    20th Edition of the Bluebook

    20th Edition of the Bluebook
    We have just gotten our copies of the new edition of the Bluebook on our desks.  Most of the changes look to be tinkering with the existing rules.  Changes we hoped might be coming, like more flexibility in citing to online versions…
Rank this Week: 717

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Low T Study: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Doesn’t Fix Ejaculation Problem

    Low T Study: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Doesn’t Fix Ejaculation Problem
    The number of men taking hormone replacement therapy has gone up by over 400 percent in the past 10 years. The main reason for this is not because more men have developed the relatively rare medical condition known as hypogonadism (the only…
  • Jul 18

    Doctors Offering Outpatient Hip Replacement Surgery

    Doctors Offering Outpatient Hip Replacement Surgery
    There have been a lot of medical developments in hip surgery in the past decade. Hip surgery used to involve spending weeks in recovery in hospital, where extreme care was taken to not allow a patient to flex their hip joint more than 90…
  • Jul 15

    Studies on Using Pradaxa and Xarelto During Surgery

    Studies on Using Pradaxa and Xarelto During Surgery
    Pradaxa, Xarelto, and Eliquis are all members of a relatively new class of drugs known as new oral anticoagulants (NOACs). These drugs were designed for patients who suffer from a medical condition known as atrial fibrillation (Afib). Afib…
Rank this Week: 2118

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Wine & Dine at Age 89? Why Not?

    Wine & Dine at Age 89? Why Not?
    The assisted living industry is out to make a new name for itself, or at least certain parts of it are. As seniors live longer lives, they’re increasingly interested in finding better places to enjoy their time. For many, the…
  • Jul 15

    CNBC Is Shocked You Don’t Have an Estate Plan

    CNBC Is Shocked You Don’t Have an Estate Plan
    Some headlines get right to the point. “No estate plan? Wow, BIG Mistake.” That was the original headline in this CNBC article about the shocking lack of estate planning among average Americans. It’s a frank title, but not…
  • Jul 8

    Assisted Living Facility Offers “Virtual Dementia Tour”

    Assisted Living Facility Offers “Virtual Dementia Tour”
    A senior living community in Texas is giving visitors and family members a chance to experience dementia first hand. They call it the “virtual dementia tour.” View image | gettyimages.com By way of newfangled “virtual…
Rank this Week: 3849

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Why are the police targeting drivers who are not really drunk?

    Why are the police targeting drivers who are not really drunk?
    Often someone leaves a holiday party or special event and they had two drinks. They feel that they can drive a car home, and in all likelihood their ability to operate a vehicle is not impaired. However, on the way home, they get pulled over,…
  • Jul 12

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Massachusetts Foreclosures?

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Massachusetts Foreclosures?
    If your mortgage lender waits too long after you stop making payments on your mortgage, they may unintentionally give you a huge gift, as they may be barred from conducting a foreclosure sale. More specifically, pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter…
  • Jul 5

    Bankruptcy is not a do it yourself project

    Bankruptcy is not a do it yourself project
    Many people who are struggling with financial hardship make the decision to file a bankruptcy case in order to eliminate their unsecured debt, or to stop a foreclosure. Once they make this decision, they decide that due to their limited…
Rank this Week: 1884

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2850

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    FBI to Start Reporting Data for Instances of Animal Cruelty

    FBI to Start Reporting Data for Instances of Animal Cruelty
    Cruelty to animals is a crime, but in terms of being reported as a crime on the National Incident Based Reporting System, instances of animal cruelty have always been reported under the category of “all other offenses”. The U.S.…
  • Jul 16

    When Toy Guns Look Real, Confusion Ensue

    When Toy Guns Look Real, Confusion Ensue
    Boston police have recently called for legislation to be put into place concerning toy and replica guns. Not only are BB guns and air rifles commonly used by teens to commit acts of vandalism such as the destruction of property. In light of…
  • Jul 7

    Police Make One of the Biggest Heroin Trafficking Busts in New England History

    Police Make One of the Biggest Heroin Trafficking Busts in New England History
    At the end of June, police stumbled onto evidence of heroin trafficking activity while investigating a home invasion, which lead to the discovery of one of the largest drug crimes ever in New England. WMUR9.com News reports that more than…
Rank this Week: 4430

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    PROBATING AN ESTATE IN MASSACHUSETTS – WHERE TO BEGIN?

    PROBATING AN ESTATE IN MASSACHUSETTS – WHERE TO BEGIN?
    The loss of a family member or loved one, whether from long-term illness or un-expectedly, is upsetting and often a difficult burden. First dealing with grief, loss, and family issues – then notifying family and friends, funeral…
  • Jul 9

    Independence Day – Fun and Danger

    Independence Day – Fun and Danger
    “…Ignite the light and let it shine Just own the night like the 4th of July ‘Cause, baby, you’re a firework” –Firework by Katy Perry Independence Day celebrations were a “blast” this year…
  • Jun 30

    CYCLING THE NORTH SHORE

    CYCLING THE NORTH SHORE
    On the North Shore, bicycle riding is a very popular mode of transportation during the summer months. Some choose to take the opportunity to bike to work while others use a bicycle for more leisure activities. Perhaps pedaling along the…
Rank this Week: 2406

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Common Types of Pedestrian Accident

    Common Types of Pedestrian Accident
    There are many types of pedestrian accidents, with each one having the chance to cause serious injury or death. Some of the most common include: A pedestrian is struck by a vehicle that is turning at an intersection. A pedestrian is struck by…
  • Jul 17

    You Should Feel Comfortable with your Personal Injury Attorney

    You Should Feel Comfortable with your Personal Injury Attorney
    Nobody wants to be injured in an accident, but if you find yourself in this situation it is imperative to get as much professional help as possible. This starts with your medical treatment, and may eventually end up with the assistance of a…
  • Jul 14

    Workplace Discrimination: Yes, It Happen

    Workplace Discrimination: Yes, It Happen
    Some people are so happy with their job that they don’t understand why others feel differently. While many people simply don’t enjoy their job, others feel this way because they have been discriminated against. As noted by the…
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Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.csrandthelaw.com
  • Jul 20

    Opportunity and Uncertainty for Entities Wishing to Do Business with Iran

    Opportunity and Uncertainty for Entities Wishing to Do Business with Iran
    The following is a client alert previously published here.  Questions should be directed to Gwendolyn Jaramillo or Shrutih Tewarie. Nuclear Deal with Iran Holds Out Possibility of Phased Relaxation of Sanctions On July 14, 2015, the…
  • Jun 28

    Conflict Minerals: European Parliament Endorses New Compliance Requirement

    Conflict Minerals: European Parliament Endorses New Compliance Requirement
    It has been nearly a month since the deadline for companies in the United States to file their second annual conflict minerals reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As companies and their stakeholders assess the strength of…
  • Jun 15

    G7 Leaders Issue Declaration Supporting Private Sector Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence

    G7 Leaders Issue Declaration Supporting Private Sector Implementation of Human Rights Due Diligence
    At the conclusion of the G7 Summit held on June 7 and 8, the assembled leaders released a declaration endorsing the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Specifically, leaders of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada,…
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Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Probable Cause in Massachusetts Drug Crime Case

    Probable Cause in Massachusetts Drug Crime Case
    In Commonwealth v. Jovani A. Garcia, the defendant was charged with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. Two detectives were doing undercover surveillance in a "high crime area" at the prompting of neighbor complaints. One…
  • Jul 1

    Armed Assault with Intent to Murder in Massachusett

    Armed Assault with Intent to Murder in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Rivera, co-defendants were convicted of armed assault with intent to murder, armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping, and armed carjacking. They appealed from their conviction. One claimed the…
  • Jun 15

    Motor Vehicle Homicide in Massachusett

    Motor Vehicle Homicide in Massachusett
    Under G. L. c. 90, § 24G(b), somebody who operates a car or other vehicle recklessly or negligently and endangers the lives of others, and thereby causes another's death, can be convicted of homicide by a motor vehicle. The punishment is…
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Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
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Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

Covers Massachusetts land use and real estate law, regulation and policy. By Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster, P.C.

http://www.massachusettslandusemonitor.com/
  • Jul 14

    Two Cheers For Nude Dancing

    Two Cheers For Nude Dancing
    In its decision last week in Showtime Entertainment, LLC v. Town of Mendon, the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) struck down a Town of Mendon bylaw banning alcohol at “adult entertainment businesses.” …
  • Jun 3

    Breaking: SJC Rules That Real Estate Salespersons Are Not Covered By Independent Contractor Statute

    Breaking: SJC Rules That Real Estate Salespersons Are Not Covered By Independent Contractor Statute
    This morning the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) released its decision in the closely-watched case of Monell v. Boston Pads, LLC.  The main issue on appeal – one of critical importance to the real estate brokerage…
  • Apr 13

    Appeals Court Panel Refuses To Narrow Declaratory Judgment Remedy For Zoning Dispute

    Appeals Court Panel Refuses To Narrow Declaratory Judgment Remedy For Zoning Dispute
    In a recent “unpublished” decision in Cohen v. City of Somerville (pdf), an Appeals Court panel confirmed that M.G.L. c. 240, § 14A – which allows a landowner to obtain a judicial declaration of the…
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Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
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Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Jul 12

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for August 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Jun 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for July 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • May 22

    USCIS GUIDANCE ON WHEN TO FILE AN AMENDED PETITION AFTER THE SIMEIO SOLUTIONS DECISION

    USCIS GUIDANCE ON WHEN TO FILE AN AMENDED PETITION AFTER THE SIMEIO SOLUTIONS DECISION
    According to a USCIS News Alert:  “You must file an amended H-1B petition if your H-1B employee changed or is going to change his or her place of employment to a worksite location outside of the metropolitan statistical area (MSA)…
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Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Jul 10

    Proposals to Bar Noncompetition Agreements Make Little Progress in State Legislature

    Proposals to Bar Noncompetition Agreements Make Little Progress in State Legislature
    Proposed bills that would ban the enforcement of noncompetition agreements continue to be considered by the Massachusetts Legislature, though little progress has been made toward their approval. One proposed measure would ban the covenants…
  • Jul 1

    Massachusetts Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Today

    Massachusetts Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Today
    Effective today, July 1, 2015, all Massachusetts employees enjoy guaranteed sick leave benefits. The law that was approved by voter referendum last November mandates that every employee receive one hour of accrued sick leave for every 30…
  • Jun 9

    Employers with PTO Policies to Get Brief Sick Leave Reprieve

    Employers with PTO Policies to Get Brief Sick Leave Reprieve
    In apparent response to concerns about implementing the new sick leave law set to take effect on July 1, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office announced that some employers can delay doing so until January 1, 2016. According…
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Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

By Urbelis Law, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    2015 Case Results at Urbelis Law

    2015 Case Results at Urbelis Law
    We are not even halfway through 2015, but Urbelis Law has already had a very busy, and productive year with great results for our clients! Below is a list of cases that resolved very favorably for our clients since January 1st of 2015. We…
  • Feb 23

    Massachusetts Judge Changes Mind on Evidence in Aaron Hernandez's Criminal Trial

    Massachusetts Judge Changes Mind on Evidence in Aaron Hernandez's Criminal Trial
    In a former blog post, I blogged about how in December the Bristol County Superior Court judge in Aaron Hernandez's first-degree murder trial ruled that the text messages exchanged between Odin Lloyd and his sister, Shaquilla Thibou, minutes…
  • Feb 2

    Aaron Hernandez Trial, Part 2: Prosecution begins its Case

    Aaron Hernandez Trial, Part 2: Prosecution begins its Case
    Good afternoon. Once again I'm Boston criminal defense attorney Ben Urbelis. This is my second video update on the Aaron Hernandez first-degree murder trial. The prosecution began putting forth its case after opening statements by calling…
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Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Jul 9

    Online Divorce Mediation Without Pant

    Online Divorce Mediation Without Pant
    Are you feeling constricted?  Maybe you have not found the right fit for your divorce or other mediation? Yes, the rumors are true. You can resolve your Massachusetts divorce, family, or business matter without leaving your own home or…
  • Jun 1

    The Fields of Opportunity – Divorce Mediation

    The Fields of Opportunity – Divorce Mediation
    Looking at Some of the Less Obvious Benefits of Divorce Mediation Many potential clients I meet with have read about divorce mediation and focus on the more obvious benefits of the process when compared to a court-based case.  …
  • Apr 12

    Divorce Financials – Employee Benefit

    Divorce Financials – Employee Benefit
    Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts and Health Reimbursement Accounts During your Massachusetts divorce (or a post-divorce issue such as a child-support modification), it makes sense to understand your employee benefits, and…
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Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
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